Prague's top 13 weekend events: Flowing brews, blooming gardens, and buskers abound

This weekend in Prague, June 6-9, brings a stellar line-up of food, drink, and culture events.

Anica Mancinone

Written by Anica Mancinone Published on 06.06.2024 19:00:00 (updated on 06.06.2024) Reading time: 3 minutes


Spend this weekend like a true Praguer with a pivo in hand under the majestic gaze of the Prague Castle. The Festival of Microbreweries on June 7 and 8 will bring 50 Czech and Moravian microbreweries and three foreign breweries to the gorgeous Royal Garden, with unlimited tastings included in the price of a ticket.

Meanwhile at the Kulatak Street Market in Prague 6, the Festival of Embassies, Prague’s largest international street food festival, will see representatives and chefs of countries from around the globe serving up unique cultural dishes. Entrance is free, and visitors can expect a rich program packed with African drumming, Thai folk dances, Brazilian puppet performances, and more.

Festival of Embassies at Trhy na Kulaťáku
Festival of Embassies at Trhy na Kulaťáku


The cherry harvest season has arrived slightly early this year, meaning the traditional Cherry Picking on Třešňovka Hill in Prague-Hrdlořezy is rolling out across the weekend. Bring a wicker basket and romanticise your weekend with walks through orchards, an outdoor cinema screening of North of the Sun, fire-side storytelling, fermentation workshops, and a Sunday morning breakfast.

Keep your thumbs green for the 11th Mowing in Stromovka event, where the flowery meadow in Stromovka Park will be filled with singing, dancing, and scything. In a whimsical pastoral celebration, the City of Prague invites all to come mow the grass and enjoy coffee from Cukrárna Alchymista.

The horticultural revelry doesn’t stop there, as gardens across the Czech Republic will be open to the public on June 8 and 9 for Open Garden Weekend. In Prague alone, 15 private and public gardens, such as the Ctěnice and Troja castle grounds, will be open to explore with accompanying programs.

Troja Castle by Víkend otevřených zahrad
Troja Castle by Víkend otevřených zahrad

Those with families of young children can look forward to Family Day at the Exhibition Grounds in Prague 7 on June 9. The district has prepared dance and musical performances and food and drink stalls on the lower part of Výstaviště, with plenty of space for kids to frolic.


The popular Prague-based artist Léna Brauner, known for her fantastical artwork with non-traditional mediums and 65,000-strong Instagram following, is holding an exhibition at Invalidovna from June 6-8. Browse her quirky artwork and witness improvised performances in the iconic Prague space.

Over 120 artists will be spilling onto the streets of Prague across 20 different locations for the ninth year of the biggest busker festival in the Czech Republic, Prague Lives with Music. Spot the mascot, a red streetwalker, and support hundreds of buskers alongside official performances by brass bands, string quartets, and Latin American ensembles.

Admire some of Prague’s most wondrous architectural feats free of charge on the Night of Churches on June 7. 160 churches will light up around the city and welcome the faithful and secular alike. Many will hold special services and programs.


Rock down nostalgia road at the O2 arena on June 6 as icons of early noughties rock stardom, Nickelback, are set to put on a show. The legendary hits How You Remind Me and Photograph will be sure to uncover some angsty memories.

Change things up and feel the rush at Australian singer and burgeoning pop icon Troye Sivan’s Something To Give Each Other show at Sports Hall Fortuna on June 9. With a career in music stretching back to 2015, Troye is now making waves across the globe with his ecstatic dance tracks.


Say “oui” to a French cinematic odyssey at Edison Filmhub from June 5-9. Romance, comedy, and drama will be screened during the weekend of Crème de la Crème, including advanced previews of Vincent Must Die, Saint Omer, Lucky Winners, and Other People’s Children.

On June 8, buckle in for an English-friendly marathon of the original Indiana Jones trilogy at Kino Aero.

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